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Portrait of The Artist as a Sick, Beaten, Shot, Cut, and Dying Man

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  Just the other day, a newly discovered painting (above left) by reclusive English modern master, Lucian Freud, was unveiled before heading to auction. Like so much of Freud’s work, the piece exalts in the rheumy yellows, reds, and purples of human flesh that most painters avoid. Unlike other Freud examples, though, this one gives a peek into the secretive ... Read More »

Eisenstein’s Mexican Side

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A Soviet director travels to Mexico to make a film, and in the process becomes an artist. That’s the story of cinematic pioneer Sergei Eisenstein, best known as the godfather of the montage. And earlier this year, two Antwerp museums — Extra City and MuHKA – paid homage to the director’s Mexican Drawings, uncovering never-before-seen work in the process. magazine sat down with the ... Read More »

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